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The Really Terrible Orchestra

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February 13, 2022

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The Really Terrible Orchestra

In life and art it’s better to be an enthusiastic amateur than a jaded professional.

– Robert Genn –

The Really Terrible Orchestra

“Some years ago, a group of frustrated people in Scotland decided that the pleasure of playing in an orchestra should not be limited to those who are good enough to do so, but should be available to the rankest of amateurs. So we founded the Really Terrible Orchestra, an inclusive orchestra for those who really want to play, but who cannot do so very well. Or cannot do so at all, in some cases. My own playing set the standard.” Beloved writer Alexander McCall Smith is a founding member of the ‘Really Terrible Orchestra.” He shares more about this delightful initiative and its unexpected success here. { read more }

Be The Change

Do something in the spirit of an enthusiastic amateur today – and every day.

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